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Mexican heather care instructions

Cuphea hyssopifolia

All care instructions and information about Mexican heather (Cuphea hyssopifolia) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Mexican heather annual or perennial?
Perennial
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Mexican heather?
Very easy 1/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Mexican heather grow into?
Shrub
Hardiness How frost hardy is Mexican heather?
Tender
Country of Origin Where did Mexican heather come from?
Mexico
Mature Height How tall does Mexican heather grow?
30.0 cm / 11.7 inches
Mature Spread How wide does Mexican heather grow?
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USDA Zone Range Which zones does Mexican heather grow best in?
Zone 9 to Zone 11
pH Range The level of acidity for Mexican heather.
-
Water Requirements How much water does Mexican heather require?
Medium
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Mexican heather need?
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Soil What sort of soil should I plant Mexican heather in?
Loam / Sand / Silt
Sun How much sunlight does Mexican heather need to grow?
Partial Sun / Dappled Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Mexican heather be sown directly?
No
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Mexican heather?
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Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Mexican heather?
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Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Mexican heather?
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Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Mexican heather need in order to germinate?
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Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Mexican heather in?
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Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Mexican heather seedlings.
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Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Mexican heather seedlings.
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Bloom Time When will Mexican heather bloom?
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Harvest Time When is Mexican heather ready for harvest?
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Pruning Time When should I prune Mexican heather?
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